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Treasury Yields Steady As Policymakers Consider Ways To Improve Liquidity

cited Darrell Duffievia Investing
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Bond investors have been fixated on the amount of the Federal Reserve’s asset purchases and the possible impact of the Fed reducing those purchases, removing a price support and perhaps causing Treasury yields to rise.

In the News

General Mattis To Receive 2021 Vandenberg Prize

featuring General Jim Mattisvia The Rapidian
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

General James Mattis, former Secretary of Defense, will be given the Vandenberg Prize

Analysis and Commentary

How The Profit Motive Makes Discrimination Less Than Otherwise

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Because I have a cottage at Minaki, Ontario and am originally from Manitoba, I’m on a newly formed members-only Facebook group of Manitobans with cottages in northwestern Ontario. (I confessed to the organizer that I’m now a Californian and he said that was alright.)

Featured

China's Climate Strategy

by Elizabeth Economyvia China Leadership Monitor
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Chinese president Xi Jinping has put forth a set of significant commitments in response to the threat of global climate change. He has called for China to achieve peak CO2 emissions by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060, to enhance the role of renewable energy in its energy mix, to increase forest cover, and to make use of market mechanisms, such as an emissions trading system, to incentivize industry to decarbonize. 

In the News

Filmmakers Take Aim At Lockdowns In 'Follow The Science' Documentary

cited Scott W. Atlasvia Foundation of Economic Education
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The first part of "Follow the Science" is set to debut in the fall of 2021.

Analysis and Commentary

Thinking on the Margin in the NBA

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Many margins matter. And the Warriors Got Screwed.

In the News

Kevin Hassett: ‘Cards Are Aligned’ For Bipartisan Spending Bill

quoting Kevin Hassettvia KABC
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The “cards are aligned” for a bipartisan infrastructure bill with a price tag of about $1 trillion after Senate Republicans made their $928 billion counteroffer to President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, which currently stands at $1.7 trillion, former White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett said Friday.

In the News

Iran Clears Way For Hard-Line Judiciary Chief To Become President

quoting Abbas Milanivia The New York Times
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Potential rivals to Ebrahim Raisi, Ayatollah Khamenei’s favored choice, were barred from the June 18 election, and the remaining candidates do not present a serious challenge.

In the News

Doom: The Politics Of Catastrophe – Niall Ferguson Explores Covid-19 And Other Disasters Of The Past, As Well As Those Yet To Come

featuring Niall Fergusonvia South China Morning Post
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Ferguson’s latest book is devoted to putting Covid-19 in context, with comparisons with other plagues and catastrophes such as economic collapses and famines

Interviews

Bjorn Lomborg: The ‘Current Way’ We Tackle Climate Policy Is ‘Wishful Thinking’

interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia The Daily Telegraph
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Bjorn Lomborg says, the current way we tackle climate policy is really wishful thinking. It's spending large sums of money in cutting very little emissions, mostly in rich world countries. This is not going to fix global warming, it is going to harm the poor, both in the rich world and poor world.

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